It’s 3 am. It’s 3 am and you have a paper due tomorrow at 9 am that you haven’t started and you have an exam that you feel half-prepared for. Unsurprisingly and unfortunately, this might be a common occurrence in your life. Read more about Time Management - Calvin College Student >
On October 12-14, four LC teachers and administrators travelled to Kettle Falls as a continued commitment to developing our Teaching for Transformation (TFT) Program throughout the school. Kettle Falls School District is one of 28 Expeditionary Learning Schools (EL) in the world, and they have developed a model educational program that embodies Teaching for Transformations motto: “Real Work, Real Audience, and Real Consequences.” Read more about Teaching for Transformation - High School Teacher >
“But, Dad, I don’t get anything out of the sermons!”
Answer One: “That doesn’t matter. You’re going to church and that’s final!”
Answer Two: “Well, honey, I can understand that. I know the sermons are geared toward the adults and I don’t always get something out of every sermon either. But when we come and listen a couple of important things happen. Read more about But, Dad I Don't Get The Sermon - Local Pastor >
The beginning of the school year fills us with many emotions. Whether it is excitement, nerves, regret, anticipation. The list is long. I have had the opportunity to experience the first day of school as a student, teacher, administrator, coach and parent. Although each experience is unique, there are some common threads as well. The one I want to explore a bit is that feeling of a “new beginning” or fresh start. A new beginning allows us the opportunity for new goals and visions for what’s ahead. Read more about Convocation Challenge, 2016 - Coach DeBoer >
If you attend church regularly, you probably have a Sunday morning routine. It might not vary much from week to week. Each week you follow familiar paths to a familiar place to worship with familiar people.
Familiar is good.
To be able to come, week after week, to a certain place to worship with certain people, is a gift. It is a gift we often take for granted. Read more about Worship -- Local Pastor >
Each week we take a period of time for Professional Development. This article below (taken from a school practicing Teaching for Transformation, the program we are working to implement) shows what we are trying to achieve. The Teaching for Transformation framework is designed to shape our students lives, not just create another task for them (or our teachers) to master. Read more about Professional Development >